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  1. CPM tests north watersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, Feb. 6: CPM state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra today spoke to Left leaders from the 54 Assembly seats in north Bengal to assess the front's strengths and weaknesses in the region and said the party was waiting for the Congress's response to the call for an understanding. "We are waiting for the Congress to respond to the call for an alliance.

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  2. Woman dies in Dhanbad cave-inRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Police and residents search for Laxmi Devi's body under the rubble at Sudamdih, around 20km from Dhanbad town, on Saturday. Picture by Gautam Dey Dhanbad, Feb. 6: A 40-year-old woman was killed while over two dozen mud houses were reduced to rubble in land subsidence that jolted people of New Colony out of their slumber in Sudamdih, around 20km from Dhanbad city, this morning.

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  3. Scotland vs England live result from Six Nations clash at MurrayfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Eddie Jones' era begins with a win through tries from George Kruis and Jack Nowell - see how they did it here Tries from George Kruis and Jack Nowell gave England and Eddie Jones the perfect start to the 2016 Six Nations . On a chilly evening the Scots had no end of possession and territory and enjoyed much the better of the first half.

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  4. West Bengal youth detained for Facebook post against councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | India.com

    Jalpaiguri , Feb 6 : In a grim reminder of the Ambikesh Mahapatra incident, a youth of Malbazar in Jalpaiguri district was today detained by the police for criticising a Trinamool Congress councillor in a Facebook post. Rohit Pashi, the youth, was detained at Mal police station after TMC councillor Pulin Goldar complained to the police that the youth had wrote that that he had links with criminals.

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  5. Encourage leaders to follow convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Encourage leaders to follow convictions During a recent conversation with one of our sons, we discussed what it takes to be a leader. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1T5kB31 During a recent conversation with one of our sons, we discussed what it takes to be a leader.

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  6. West Bengal: TMC councillor assaults college principal, party suspends himRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DNA India

    An acting prinicpal of Raj Collegein Burdwan on Saturday was allegedly assaulted by a Trinamool Congress councillor, prompting the TMC leadership to expel him from the party. Tarakeshwar Mondal, acting principal of Raj college, had lodged an FIR with Burdwan police station alleging Basir Ahmed alias Badshah, the councillor of ward no 27, had slapped him in the face, rained blows on him, pinned him to the ground, kicked him and threatened him with a gun at a picnic organised at Lakurddi Jalkal ground by TMC councillor of ward no 23, Khokon Das, a police officer said.

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  7. Bengal man held after Facebook rant against politicianRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Feb 6 : A man in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri has landed up behind bars after his rant against a local political leader on Facebook went viral. Without taking any names, Rohit Pashi, a resident of Mal in the district, in his Facebook page accused a local leader of "sweating in the court to get out on bail a murder accused".

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  8. MTV Roadies crew meets with accident in Darjeeling as bus overturns; 12 seriously injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | DNA India

    Crew members of MTV's reality show Roadies met with an accident at Darjeeling 's Pesok view point, in West Bengal. On Saturday morning, a mini bus carrying crew members lost control and overturned, seriously injuring twelve of them.

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  9. Why is England vs Scotland called the Calcutta Cup?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The Six Nations match between the two old enemies has its own silverware - but what is the reason behind the tradition? England finally have a chance right the considerable wrongs of the tournament held on home turf in the autumn - where they embarrassingly failed to reach the knockout stages. A new coach, a new captain and renewed hope among England fans has given a sense of a fresh start - and that will begin on Saturday afternoon when the Red Rose travel to Murrayfield to take on old enemy Scotland.

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  10. Morcha at governor doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Darjeeling, Feb. 5: The GTA today invited the governor to inaugurate two college buildings in the hills and address a session of the GTA Sabha at a time the hill body's relations with the chief minister have touched an all-time low. A four-member delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha called on governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at Raj Bhavan in Calcutta today and complained about the state government's alleged non-co-operation with the GTA.

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  11. Dong may face actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Do Dong Hyun may face disciplinary action after he expressed his displeasure on the field after being substituted in the 59th minute of East Bengal's I-League tie against Aizawl FC at the Barasat Stadium on Friday. The Korean looked very unhappy with the decision and kicked a bottle lying near the reserve bench out of frustration.

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  12. Bikash & Mendy help EB overcome dogged AizawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    East Bengal's Bernard Mendy in an aerial tussle with Aizawl FC goalkeeper Soram Poirei, in Barasat, on Friday. A Telegraph picture Calcutta: Aizawl FC's best efforts were not enough to prevent East Bengal from earning three points, at the Barasat Stadium, on Friday.

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  13. Delhi can neither sip nor spitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    The Tea Board of India has hinted at a delay in the takeover of the tea gardens of the G.P. Goenka group and sought the state government's intervention to ensure they remain in operation till then. But the state government has rejected the request, saying the Centre should have thought through the process before acting in haste.

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  14. Watch your weight, warn cardiologistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Graham A. Cassel, Afzalur Rahman, Angela Hoye, Elizabeth Burke, Jack Lewin and Rabin Chakraborty at the start of BIT-2016 in Vedic Village. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya Twenty per cent of Indian adults are obese and India ranks third in terms of the number of obese people.

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  15. State plans to brew its own feniRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    For, the state excise department is exploring ways to come up with its own brand of spirit by distilling mahua found in abundance in jungles across the state. Feni is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa in two different variants - cashew and coconut, depending upon the original ingredient.

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  16. Expression of interest to be floated soon for Bengal food park: MitraRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Feb 5 : The central government would soon float an expression of interest for setting up a mega food park in West Bengal, state Industry Minister Amit Mitra said on Friday. "The centre will issue an EoI very soon for setting up the mega food park.

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  17. Star Lifetime Awardees 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... singer Abbas Uddin, Rahman was born on June 28, 1941 in Cooch Bihar, a district in the northern part of West Bengal, India. Considered as one of the most beloved short story writers of contemporary Bangla literature, Hasan Azizul Haque was born on ...

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  18. EB aim to be back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: East Bengal are determined to forget their loss against Bengaluru FC as a bad dream and are hoping to return to winning ways when they take on Aizawl FC in an I-League encounter, at the Barasat Stadium, on Friday. The red-and-gold brigade are fourth in the I-League standings with eight points from five matches, while Aizawl are lying seventh with four points from five games.

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  19. Swami's bridge with WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Swami Bhajanananda, Swami Atmarupananda, Michael Pelletier, deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Delhi, and US consul-general Craig Hall at American Center on Thursday. Picture by Sanat Kr.

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  20. Cong-Left alliance in Bengal will be suicidal for both: BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DNA India

    The BJP on Thursday said any alliance between the Congress and the Left Front in West Bengal ahead of the Assembly elections will be suicidal for both the parties. "Both the Left and the Congress should contest the elections on their own.

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